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Photography Wisdom

Experience counts. Kirsten and Rebecca of Compose Photography have been in business for 10 years and have seen many changes over that time. From uncomfortable formal poses, formal bouquets and cakes, big hair and even bigger veils – to a more natural way of doing things – no less beautiful, but a whole lot more

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Sunrise is a beautiful time of the day – the stillness, the clear air and the promise of the day to come. But a sunrise over sand and water has a special magic and Shawn and Adam of Love + Water Photography specialise in capturing the pure light and soft colours of dawn which gives

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Every time I prepare an interview from a photographer I’m struck by the subtle differences in the style of their images. Sometimes it is obvious but more often it is the differences in the way they use the light, or the landscape to give a sense of time and place, or the way the couple

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When looking at a photographer’s images, they can touch something deep with you. Through the lens you not only see the personalities of the couples photographed – there’s always a little bit of the photographer imprinted on every image too. When looking at Alan Hughes Photography’s images you see not only the love between the

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We think that photography is painting a picture not with a brush, but with images. And photographers put as much of themselves into your photographs as an artist does into a painting. In Sarah Moore Photography’s images, you can see the painterly quality, the particular way the light shines on the skin or through a

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Capturing the emotions of the day in an image is made even more special when that unique quality of Australian light enhances every photograph. Anthea of Anthea Auld Photographer is not only your story teller for the day, she is also quietly organised, a calming influence whenever things become overwhelming and approaches each and every

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What a lovely thing it is to be a close knit photography team; with your aims, goals, and shooting styles so in tune that you are still going strong after 12 years in partnership. This is the story of Diane and Amber of DeRay & Simcoe; best friends, partners in good humour and excellent wedding photography,

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Telling your wedding day story through pictures in an artistic and emotional way is the creative strength of a good photographer. It is through their record of the day that you will remember long forgotten details. So choosing the perfect photographer who you feel a connection with, is so important. Amy of Amy Skinner Photography

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In the throes of planning your own wedding? Or know somebody who is? Angie Roe Photography has left no stone unturned with her comprehensive advice on how to select a wedding photographer that is ideal for you! We’ve all heard the stories, from that friend of a friend who never received their wedding images, or whose

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The term documentary photographer gets thrown around a lot! But what does it actually mean? Have you ever heard the term photo-essay? It is a visual story. Images taken in a way that when put together tell the unique story of an event. A documentary photographer is there to document the events around them as

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Your wedding photos are a keepsake that you and your family are going to look back at for a lifetime and they will be passed onto generations after you. Today, we ask the talented Adriana Watson Photography to share everything you need to know before booking your wedding photographer. The most important thing to know before

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I recently took six months off shooting weddings to have a baby – my first child, a beautiful daughter. Nothing has changed me like becoming a mother changed me. It is raw and earth shattering and joyful and heart wrenching all at the same time. It is all consuming.When I returned to photographing weddings I

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Image by Madeleine Chiller via Brittany and Peter’s Gorgeous Glasshaus WeddingThe aisle has been walked, and the knot has been tied. You had a lovely ceremony that you hope to remember for a lifetime, and you hired that wonderful photographer to memorialise and preserve the special day forever. Unfortunately, now you have no idea exactly

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I once read that photography is painting with light, colour and perspective – all the things that a painting done in a studio possesses. But it is the immediacy and the moments that are fleeting, captured when they happen, that is the magic of photography. Jodie of Merge Photography talks about using the light to

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Hey, guess what? I shoot Pentax! Weird, I know?! I don’t think twice about it, of course, but every now and then I get asked why I chose Pentax as my camera system (usually by an observant wedding guest with an interest in photography), and almost always when I’m darting around grabbing shots, with no

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